Man suffering from knee pain

Flexiseq May Alleviate Arthritis Pain Without Side-Effects

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 18:17

Drug-free water-based gel treatment, Flexiseq, is found to alleviate joint pain and improve mobility in arthritis patients with no side-effects.

Woman taking vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D May Treat Type 2 Diabetes In Women

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:01

Women with type 2 diabetes who take vitamin D supplements may improve their pain and their mood.

envy

Why Do We Enjoy Seeing Those We Envy In Pain?

By | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 22:42

When it comes to sports, why is it okay to taunt a fan of a rival team relentlessly? Why do we enjoy seeing those we envy or don't like suffer? This new study looks at how far people are willing to go to inflict pain upon someone they envy.

fibromyalgia

Younger People With Fibromyalgia Face More Severe Symptoms, Worse Quality Of Life

By | Sat, 10/26/2013 - 17:56

While greater physical health and quality of life are commonly associated with youth, a study of fibromyalgia patients found that younger patients living with the chronic pain disorder fared worse.

migraine

Migraine Sufferers Under 30 Six Times More Likely To Be Depressed

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:00

Migraines are chronic headaches that can lead other illnesses as sufferers have difficulty dealing with the pain. A new study finds that one of these illnesses is depression.

Child Abuse Linked to Stunted Growth in Brain, Emotional and Sexual Problems as Adults

Child Abuse Linked to Stunted Brain Growth, Emotional and Sexual Problems as Adults

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 21:05

Women who were abused as children grew up to have sexual and emotional problems due to less growth in the regions of their brain that processed these traumas.

76% of Doctors Would Prescribe Medical Marijuana if Necessary

76% of Doctors Would Prescribe Medical Marijuana if Necessary

By | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:59

A survey found that the majority of doctors would prescribe medical marijuana if the patient was elderly, had cancer, and suffered from immense pain.

Antibiotics chronic back pain

Chronic Back Pain Cure Using Antibiotics May Help 40% Of Sufferers

By | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 13:41

The results of two studies will help millions of people and save billions of dollars in healthcare expenditures.

Marijuana plant

Marijuana Pill, Dronabinol, Proven To Decrease Pain

By | Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:59

A new study has shown that an already-approved pill that has the active ingredient of marijuana, THC, can lower pain responses better and longer than smoking it.

Pain - Headache

Where Does It Hurt? Brain Scans Can Measure Heat Pain Levels

By | Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:31

Scientists can now objectively assess a person’s pain levels from intense heat, with fMRI brain scans that identify a neural signature of how much it hurts.

meditation

Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Pain Associated With Arthritis, Asthma

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 10:26

Mindfulness meditation can help people with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and other types of chronic inflammation where psychological stress is known to contribute to pain.

Vitamin D Pills Not Helpful Against Knee Pain

By | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:35

Vitamin D pills don't reduce arthritis pain or cartilage loss in people diagnosed with osteoarthritis.

Research Explains Why Morphine Increases Pain in Some People

By | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 09:56

New research has found why morphine, a pain reliever, increases pain in some patients.

Statin Use Associated With Muscle Pain

By | Fri, 01/04/2013 - 15:37

Researchers have found a possible mechanism of the muscle pain associated with statin use.

mother and baby

Oxytocin Helps Women Recover From Pain After Delivery

By | Fri, 01/04/2013 - 12:07

Oxytocin helps women recover from chronic pain after childbirth.

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